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Strange clues, or, Chronicles of a city detective


Published 1885
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Short stories

Bound in illustrated paper-covered boards

Copital! -- A harvest mystery -- The square-toed bluchers -- Little Liz's locket -- A cracksman's ruse -- A waif of the gutter -- A silver-plated button -- Bonnie Bell, the machinist -- Spirit rappers -- Unclaimed money -- Larks! -- The blood-stone ring -- The wife-killer -- Self executioners -- Aileen O'Reilly's task -- Needle Nip's strange record -- A spider's web -- An unburied burglar -- Caught in a grey coat -- The cam'-staned door step -- The missing tools -- An old score -- An expensive prescription -- Dead beat, an incident of the bank failure -- A splutter of ink -- A woman's love -- Born to crime -- A house with crimson blinds -- The diamond-ringed apprentice -- The umbrella mender's quest

Topp, C.W. Victorian yellowbacks & paperbacks, 1849-1905

Glover & Greene. Victorian detective fiction

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The online edition of this book in the public domain, i.e., not protected by copyright, has been produced by the Emory University Digital Library Publications Program

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library copy from the collection of Dorothy Glover and Graham Greene


Publisher Edinburgh : J. Menzies and Co. ; London : Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.
Pages 384
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Book contributor Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Collection emory; yellowbacks; americana

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